Best Director 2012

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1.
Terrence Malick
Terrence Malick was born in Ottawa, Illinois. His family subsequently lived in Oklahoma and he went to school in Austin, Texas. He did his undergraduate work at Harvard, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in philosophy in 1965. A member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, he attended Magdalen College...
“ The Tree of Life (7 praises) ” - smcgann14
 
2.
Woody Allen
Writer, Annie Hall
Woody Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nettie (Cherrie), a bookkeeper, and Martin Konigsberg, a waiter and jewellery engraver. His father was of Russian Jewish descent, and his maternal grandparents were Austrian Jewish immigrants. As a young boy...
“ Midnight in Paris (7 praises) ” - smcgann14
 
3.
Mike Mills
Director, Beginners
Mike Mills was born in 1966, Berkeley, California. He graduated from Cooper Union, 1989. He works as a filmmaker, graphic designer and artist. As a filmmaker, Mike has completed a number of music videos, commercials, short films, documentaries, and the feature film Thumbsucker. Architecture of Reassurance...
“ Beginners (7 praises) ” - smcgann14
 
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“ Jane Eyre (6 praises) ” - smcgann14
 
5.
Duncan Jones
Director, Moon
“ Source Code (6 praises) ” - smcgann14
 
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“ The Way Back (6 praises) ” - smcgann14
 
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“ The Time That Remains (5 praises) ” - smcgann14
 
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Joe Wright
Director, Atonement
“ Hanna (4 praises) ” - smcgann14
 
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“ Cold Weather (3 praises) ” - smcgann14
 
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“ A Somewhat Gentle Man (2 praises) ” - smcgann14
 
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Donnie Yen
Actor, Yip Man
Martial artist and Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen was born to newspaper editor Klyster Yen and martial arts master Bow Sim Mark. At the age of four Yen started taking up martial arts from his mother, who taught him wushu and tai chi until the age of eleven when his family emigrated to Boston, MA. From there he continued mastering wushi and tai chi...
“ Ip Man 2 (2 praises) ” - smcgann14